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Who has the burden of proof regarding the claim for continued payment of compensation in case of sickness?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • August 25 2016

According to German law, employees are entitled to six weeks’ paid sick leave. If the employee continues to be ill due to the same underlying illness


Compensation for damages caused by strike in violation of industrial peace obligation
  • Arnecke Sibeth
  • Germany
  • August 24 2016

On July 26 2016 the Federal Labour Court confirmed its judgments from August 2015 denying compensation to a third party as a consequence of a strike


EU anti-discrimination law does not apply to artificial applications
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • August 22 2016

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on 28 July 2016 (docket number: C-42315) that a person cannot claim discrimination protection if the


Strikes Against Industrial Peace Provisions Unlawful, Says Federal Court
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • August 18 2016

As airport and airline strikes have become an almost annual event, in a landmark decision the Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, BAG) has


Accident insurance cover applied during departmental Christmas celebration without management
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • August 11 2016

The Federal Social Court (Bundessozialgericht) decided on 05 July 2016 (Az.: B 2 U 1914 R) that participation in a works communal event is also


A consent order of the New York Department of Financial Services does not in itself justify a dismissal
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • August 9 2016

The state labor court of Frankfurt (Landesarbeitsgericht Frankfurt) ruled on 13 July 2016 (docket number: 18 Sa 149815) that a dismissal of an


Fixed-term probationary assignment of “higher” and more demanding tasks
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • August 8 2016

On 24 February 2016, the Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht) ruled that the validity of a fixed-term probationary assignment of “higher” and


No accident insurance cover between home office and kitchen
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • August 4 2016

The Federal Social Court (Bundessozialgericht) decided on 5 July 2016 (Az.: B 2 U 215 R) that an accident on the way from the home office to the


ECJ Rejects Compensation Claims for 'Mock' Applications
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, Germany
  • August 2 2016

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in its judgment of 28 July 2016 in the Kratzer case (C-42315) that 'mock' applications do not fall within


Europe & Middle East Quarterly Update - June 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Austria, Azerbaijan
  • August 1 2016

A new proposal has been made regarding fathers' entitlement (including fathers and adoptive or Foster mothers in same sex partnerships) to a family